Bright, Fresh, Simple Summer Panzanella

A light brown wooden bowl of panzanella with fresh and roasted vegetables, chunks of bread, and shredded cheese, with a silver stainless steel fork, on a blue cloth background.

Bursting with bright flavors, this simple summer panzanella is an easy-to-make salad that everyone will be excited to taste. Ideal for a picnic, lightly toasted bread, slow-roasted tomatoes, and crisp lettuce come together to make an outstanding dish that features fresh seasonal produce. Get the recipe now on Foodal.

Fresh Pesto Pasta Salad with Green Peas

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Essential summer fare for picnics, backyard entertaining, or simply as a refreshing lunch, this pesto pasta salad delivers the taste of sunny goodness. Infused with the incomparable flavors of homemade pesto, fresh green peas, leafy spinach, and Parmesan cheese, it’s rich in nutrients, too! We’ve got all the delicious details right here on Foodal.

Indian-Spiced Carrot Crostata with Basil

Close up of a slice of Indian-Spiced Carrot Crostata with Basil.

Another milestone to remember from these hazy baby days: the first time I felt inspired, I mean truly inspired, not I’ll-roast-sweet-potatoes inspired, not I’ll-make-a-comfort-kale-salad inspired, but actually, genuinely inspired to create something new in the kitchen post-baby was Tuesday, September 1, nine weeks and three days after the little man entered our world. I wondered …

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Simple Summer Tomato Cucumber Salad

A white porcelain bowl full of Simple Summer Tomato Cucumber Salad.

A simple salad is equal parts tomatoes and cucumbers to quarter or half parts onion, with all of it dressed by a blend of balsamic, apple cider vinegar, olive oil and salt. Fresh herbs complete the picture, which is a bright, fresh salad with the crunch of cucumber and the tang of tomato juice. It’s summer eating at its finest. Get the details now!

Strawberry Basil Jam + Strawberry Jam Coconut Milk Ice Cream

Top down view of a mason jar full of strawberry basil jam.

Last week, my friend Christina and I went strawberry picking. I like Christina. Christina is sharp and funny and unassuming enough to regularly surprise you as you get to know her over time. She’s one of the maybe three friends I’ve ever had who is a twin. I’ve always wished I were a twin. People …

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